Recent Submissions

  • Micro-economic study of earnings in Ireland 

    Walsh, B.M.; Whelan, B.J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    This article, which is a first attempt to analyse Irish earnings data at the level of the individual, is based on a human capital approach. It shows that about half the variance in individuals' earnings can be accounted ...
  • Foreign direct investment and emergence of a dual economy 

    Stewart, J.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    Studies of foreign direct investment in Ireland have concentrated on the absence of linkages and the high proportion of output exported. This paper analyses a sample of manufacturing firms in the Mid-West Region to highlight ...
  • Organizational change - strategy and complexity 

    MacKechnie, G. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    Research on organisational change has rarely treated the nature of the change as a variable. This can be done by differentiating changes in terms of complexity. By treating both change complexity and change strategy as ...
  • Industrial specialization and trade - Northern Ireland and Republic 

    McAleese, D. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    There are many ways of studying the effects of protection on the industrial structure and trade flows of the protected economy. In this paper, we do so by comparing certain features of the economies of Northern Ireland and ...
  • Linear-programming models for development planning in Northern Ireland 

    Glass, J.C.; Kiountouzis, E. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    This study presents a linear programming model based on the recently published input-output tables for the Northern Ireland economy. The potential usefulness of such a planning model is demonstrated by the rich range of ...

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